Cheritra freja

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Cheritra freja freja, <♂:♀>, Thailand, Alan Cassidy/Bob Kennett photo.

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Eulepidoptera
Sectio: Ditrysia
Subsectio: Apoditrysia
Clade: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Cheritrini
Genus: Cheritra
Species: Cheritra freja
Subspecies: C. f. butleri – C. f. evansi – C. f. fracta – C. f. freja – C. f. frigga – C. f. jafra – C. f. pallida – C. f. pseudojafra – C. f. sabanga

Name[edit]

Cheritra freja (Fabricius, 1793).

Type Locality: "Tranquebar".

Holotype: not located.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Hesperia freja Fabricius, 1793: 263.
  • Cheritra freja regia Evans, 1925: 766. Mergui. Synonymised by Cowan, 1965: 69.
  • Cheritra freja freja (Fabricius); Corbet, 1941: 105; Corbet, 1956: 65, 347, 464; Cowan, 1967: 92.

References[edit]

  • Corbet, A. S., 1941. Observations on certain of the Fabrician names of Indo-Australian rhopalocera (Lepid). Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 10(6): 98–106.
  • Corbet, A. S. & Pendlebury, H. M., 1956. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula Edn. 2, pp. 1-537, pls 1-55. Edinburgh.
  • Cowan, C. F., 1965. The nomenclature of Cheritra freja (Fab.) Entomologist 98: 68–72.
  • Cowan, C. F., 1967. The Indo-Oriental Tribe Cheritrini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenicae) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. 20(3): 77-103, 4 pls.
  • Fabricius, J.C., 1793. Entomologia Systematica emendata et aucta 3(1): [vi], 1-488. Hafniae.
  • Evans, W. H., 1925. The identification of Indian butterflies, Part 8. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 30(4): 756–776, 1 pl.
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